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Q&A: GAME boss Lisa Morgan

Q&A: GAME boss Lisa Morgan

Following the news that Gamestation’s York HQ would not be closing as part of the Gamestation integration and the appointment of two new MDs for each chain, GAME CEO ...
by Neil Long
on Mar 10th 2008 at 5:09PM in News
Gamestation’s pre-owned blitz

Gamestation’s pre-owned blitz

Gamestation has made its play to become the UK’s leading destination for pre-owned games by slashing its prices on next-gen software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2008 at 11:04AM in News
Gamestation HQ safe from closure

Gamestation HQ safe from closure

GAME Group has confirmed that it won’t be closing Gamestation's York office.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 7th 2008 at 11:09AM in News
Free Xbox Live points for GTA 4 pre-orders

Free Xbox Live points for GTA 4 pre-orders

GAME and Gamestation are promoting pre-orders of GTA 4 on the Xbox 360 by offering 500 Xbox live points and four GTA Gamerpics for free.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 4th 2008 at 2:33PM in News

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GAME unveils new management team

GAME unveils new management team

Tricia Brennan has been appointed managing director of GAME UK and Ireland, and Martyn Gibbs has stepped up to become managing director of Gamestation. Both will report to Group chief ...
by Neil Long
on Feb 28th 2008 at 9:58AM in News
GAME/Gamestation deal cleared – but only just

GAME/Gamestation deal cleared – but only just

In its final report published today, the Competition Commission has concluded that GAME’s £74 million acquisition of Gamestation “may not be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition ...
by Neil Long
on Jan 16th 2008 at 9:44AM in News
More to come following stellar results for GAME

More to come following stellar results for GAME

GAME’s sales have rocketed by a mighty 89.1 per cent in 2007 – and CEO Lisa Morgan says there’s more to come before the year is out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2007 at 11:30AM in News
Gamestation’s Gibbs to edit MCV

Gamestation’s Gibbs to edit MCV

MCV has a new editor, with Gamestation’s Martyn Gibbs coming on board to manage the Christmas issue of your favourite games trade read.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2007 at 11:55AM in News

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GAME sales rocket by 90 per cent

GAME sales rocket by 90 per cent

Leading UK games retailer GAME has reported a total sales increase of 89.1 per cent, including sales from the recently acquired Gamestation, for the 45 weeks ending December 8th, whilst ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2007 at 9:43AM in News
Fat Chris returns in new Gamestation campaign

Fat Chris returns in new Gamestation campaign

Gamestation has rolled out its latest Fat Chris ad strategy – and has promised the most ‘in your face’ marketing campaign yet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2007 at 10:44AM in News
Gamestation gears up for major store opening

Gamestation gears up for major store opening

Beaten in size only by Gamestation’s megastore in Birmingham, it boasts 4,300 square feet of specialist retail space, and will open its doors for the first time on Friday (19/10/07).

by Neil Long
on Oct 18th 2007 at 1:07PM in News
Gamestation investigation to cost GAME £4.5m

Gamestation investigation to cost GAME £4.5m

High street retailer GAME has forecast that it will lose £4.5 million ‘complying’ with the Competition Commission’s inquiry into its acquisition of Gamestation.

The firm revealed the news today in ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 25th 2007 at 11:27AM in News

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Gamestation reveals new store opening drive

Gamestation reveals new store opening drive

The GAME-owned specialist retailer revealed the details at its annual conference, Gamefest.

by Neil Long
on Sep 21st 2007 at 1:13PM in News
Competition Commission reveals initial findings on Gamestation deal

Competition Commission reveals initial findings on Gamestation deal

A new ‘statement of issues’ on the Competition Commission’s website reveals four ‘theories of harm’ and six ways in which the recent acquisition could create a substantial lessening of competition.

by Neil Long
on Sep 18th 2007 at 2:36PM in News
GameStop in for Gamestation after competition enquiry?

GameStop in for Gamestation after competition enquiry?

After the Office of Fair Trading referred GAME’s £74 million deal for bitter rival Gamestation to the Competition Commission, GameStop has re-emerged as a potential player in the UK.

by Neil Long
on Aug 17th 2007 at 12:24PM in News
GameStop international store count passes 1,000

GameStop international store count passes 1,000

The leading global games retailer, US-owned chain GameStop, has confirmed that its international store count has now passed 1,000 with the last month alone seeing new outlets open in Canada, ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2007 at 3:44PM in News

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Morgan: "No ‘Station changes until after Xmas"

Morgan: "No ‘Station changes until after Xmas"

GAME’s acquisition of Gamestation may have been finalised – but the leading interactive entertainment retailer has promised that there will be no immediate redundancies at the newly-expanded group.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2007 at 11:45AM in News
Who needs Gamestation?

Who needs Gamestation?

US games retail giant GameStop today blasted back from the disappointment of being pipped to the post in the swoop for Gamestation by reporting its strongest ever Q1 results.

by Lisa Foster
on May 23rd 2007 at 3:30PM in News
GAME dismisses monopoly talk

GAME dismisses monopoly talk

GAME’s buy-out of nearest rival Gamestation, which was confirmed on Wednesday, has got the whole industry talking about whether the super-specialist could face an investigation by the Competition Commission over ...
by Neil Long
on May 4th 2007 at 10:45AM in News
GAME acquires Gamestation in £74 million deal

GAME acquires Gamestation in £74 million deal

The £74 million deal comes just a week after the High Street retailer released an impressive set of financials and spoke of significant expansion.

by Neil Long
on May 2nd 2007 at 10:15AM in News